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Ariel Levy first wrote about the miscarriage she suffered in Mongolia in the Nov. 17, 2013 issue of The New Yorker. David Klagsbrun/Random House hide caption

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'I Was Somebody's Mother': Reflections On The Guilt And Grief Of Miscarriage

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Invisibilia: A Man Finds An Explosive Emotion Locked In A Word

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K.T. Nicolaides' (left) husband died late last year, two days before their fifth wedding anniversary. Larry Treadwell was widowed in 2011, when his wife Amanda died suddenly. He's now remarried. Courtesy of K.T. Nicolaides/Courtesy of Larry Treadwell hide caption

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After Losing A Spouse, Finding A Different Kind Of Happiness

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The "talking piece" is held by whoever has the floor at the moment to share their feelings on climate change with the Good Grief group. Judy Fahys/KUER hide caption

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First Step To 'Eco-Grieving' Over Climate Change? Admit There's A Problem

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After A Stroke At 33, A Writer Relies On Journals To Piece Together Her Own Story

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Debbie Reynolds and her daughter, Carrie Fisher, at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2011 in Los Angeles. Reynolds' death, just one day after her daughter's, has led many to ask whether it's really possible to die of a broken heart. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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As Circles Of Grief Grow Wider In South LA, The Supports Grow Stronger

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Sarah Bajc's partner, Philip Wood, disappeared along with Flight MH370. "The issuance of the death certificate is an emotional thing," she says, "because we're not convinced that they're dead." Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Vanished Jetliner Still Haunts Families Of The Missing

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A visitor walks through the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial, in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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An elephant at the Emmen, Netherlands, zoo stands at the edge of a ditch in 2009, a day after another elephant fell into the ditch and died. Olaf Kraak/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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